The Assistant Director of Foundation Relations reports directly to the Senior Director of Foundation Relations and is responsible for supporting the development, prospecting, evaluation, implementation, and reporting for a portfolio consisting of regional, national, and international foundations. The candidate will act as the primary administrator and coordinator of this portfolio, helping to implement strategies in identification, strategy, cultivation, and solicitations of foundations. The candidate will conduct prospect research and prepare and deliver timely stewardship reporting. The Assistant Director of Foundation Relations will assist the Senior Director of Foundation Relations in maintaining a dynamic working relationship with the Office of the Senior Vice President and Dean of Research leadership. This position will serve as a liaison between the two departments with guidance from leadership in each area and will oversee the critical relationships between philanthropic vs. grants and contracts activity. The Assistant Director of Foundation Relations will also support and assist Associate Directors of Foundation Relations and Major Gift Officers in their work with foundations and will provide all supporting materials required for evaluation, solicitation, and stewardship of these vital relationships.
The Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs recognizes the importance of work-life balance. This position has the opportunity to work from home partially as part of our hybrid remote/on-site work arrangement.
The Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs serves the mission of Baylor College of Medicine, the No. 1-ranked medical school in Texas for research and primary care, the largest recipient in Texas of National Institutes of Health research funding and home to the No. 1-ranked genetics department in the U.S. As part of the OIAAA team, you will inspire donors and Baylor alumni to give through a variety of ways to advance the College’s priorities across four mission areas: healthcare, education, research and community.
OIAAA activities encompass fund development – at all levels up to major gifts – alumni relations, philanthropic communications, corporate relations and volunteer programs. You’ll also play a mission-critical role in Baylor’s quest to power the future of health, from helping secure funding for cutting-edge cancer research to obtaining scholarships for aspiring physicians, health professionals and scientists. Our success depends on attracting, promoting and retaining top-notch talent like you.
OIAAA is committed to Baylor's values of respect, integrity, creativity, teamwork and excellence. We strive to maintain a welcoming and supportive environment where you can apply and grow your talents and skills in support of our vision of improving health through science, scholarship and innovation. To go far, we must go together. Consider joining Baylor College of Medicine and its 120-year legacy of caring for Houston, the state of Texas and the world.